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Bishop Mark F. Schmitt, 1978-1992

Born February 14, 1923 in Algoma, Wisconsin
Ordained May 22, 1948 in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Consecrated June 24, 1970
Auxiliary Bishop of Green Bay
Installed in Marquette May 8, 1978
Retired November 11, 1992; resides in Marquette

Bishop Schmitt was honored as Baraga Man of the Year in 1999.


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Bishop Mark F. Schmitt


ishop Schmitt
was the tenth bishop of Marquette from 1978 until 1992.


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hrism Mass 1981.  The modernized sanctuary is shown as Bishop Schmitt and his deans enter in procession.


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lose view of the new altar as Bishop Schmitt and his deans concelebrate the 1981 Chrism Mass.